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Action on sugar with “Sugar Awareness Week”

When it comes to headlines, sugar has dominated the news in recent years. Just a decade or so ago everyone was focused on eliminating fats and eating only low-fat, skimmed or fat-free foods, however the nutritional paradigm has moved on and biological science has shown that actually excessive sugar can actually have a greater impact… Continue reading Action on sugar with “Sugar Awareness Week”

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Simple summer chicken with basil and pomodori

Summertime is a great time to embrace healthy eating as the warmer weather naturally steers us towards colourful salads, seasonal fruits, grilled seafood and bbq'd* meats, bringing us closer to the halo'ed Mediterranean diet. Out with the stodgy winter pies and gravies, and in with the best that summer can offer; pick your own strawberries,… Continue reading Simple summer chicken with basil and pomodori

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National Diabetes Week: Weight Management & Blood Glucose control

This week 11-17 June it is National Diabetes Week  in the UK and both weight management and blood-glucose control are important risk factors for the disease. It is reported that almost 3.7 million people were diagnosed in 2017,  with 10% diagnosed with Type 1 and 90% diagnosed with Type 2* diabetes. In the US the latest statistics… Continue reading National Diabetes Week: Weight Management & Blood Glucose control

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Recipe: Embracing healthy fats with Avocado Guacamole

After years of being told that fat is bad for us there has been a welcome shift in focus in recent years towards "healthy fats" and the essential role they play in the body. Just a decade ago the advice was typically to choose low fat products. However many of these products can be high… Continue reading Recipe: Embracing healthy fats with Avocado Guacamole

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Recipe: Turkey, Courgette & Mint Polpette

Getting a good balance of lean protein in the diet can be really helpful for supporting the body's natural growth and repair systems. Animal proteins such as meat, fish and eggs provide the complete range of essential amino acids which the body uses as the building blocks for muscle and tissue which is why it's… Continue reading Recipe: Turkey, Courgette & Mint Polpette

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#AdEnough of Junk Food Ads

Jamie Oliver has launched a new campaign in the UK "AdEnough" to lobby the government to stop promoting junk food marketing to kids, and introduce a 9pm watershed on all junk food advertising on TV as well as proper controls for what kids see online, in the street and on public transport. With the rise… Continue reading #AdEnough of Junk Food Ads

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“Count calories to tackle obesity” says Public Health England (PHE)

There has been a great media response in the headlines over last weeks announcement from Public Health England (PHE) to use calorie counting and portion control in the fight against obesity. PHE launched their "One You" campaign to address preventable disease in adults and more specifically target the 40% of lifestyle related illnesses and deaths… Continue reading “Count calories to tackle obesity” says Public Health England (PHE)

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January – Bone Broth to boost immune support

Winter is often rife with colds, flus and a range of ailments which can leave us feeling depleted and drained of energy. Eating well and providing our body with a wide range of nutrients to help support our immune system is important to help us through the winter months and limit our exposure to illness.… Continue reading January – Bone Broth to boost immune support